Transforming Your Community: City Leader Toolkit
Below you will find articles, links and how-to guides to help you make your community more bicycle and pedestrian friendly...ON A BUDGET! Bike Walk Mississippi also offer community wide workshops, technical assistance and presentations. Contact us today to sign up.
Pass a Complete Streets Policy
Bicycle Design Best Practices
Improve Public Comment
Safe Routes to Schools
Bike Walk MS Safe Routes Toolkit (Everything you need to start a program!)
Bike Rodeos and Bike Education Classes
Education for Bicyclists, Motorists and Law Enforcement
Engage with local advocates:
Biking and Walking Challenges
Walk with the Mayor
Hold a Mayor led Bike Ride
Hold Community Assessments
Start an Earn-a-Bike Program
Designate a Law Enforcement Point Person for Bicycle Issues
Partner with Law Enforcement to distribute helmets, bike lights and locks
Partner with Bike Walk to host a law enforcement dialog circle
Volunteer trail patrols to ensure safety on remote local trails
Create a Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (Best Practices)
Designate a staff member to work on Bicycle and Pedestrian Issues
Work with Bike Walk Mississippi to create a short term & long term goals
Create a comprehensive Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan
Set targets for ridership, mode-share and safety
Create mechanisms or policies that ensure bike/ped facilities are equitable for ALL users.
Learn more about becoming a Certified Bicycle or Walk
Bike Friendly Community:
Review the League of American Bicyclist’s Bicycle Friendly Community Application here.
Watch Bike Walk Mississippi's Bicycle Friendly Community Webinar.
Review the League of American Bicyclist's "Building Blocks of a Bicycle Friendly Community"
Walk Friendly Community:
Learn about National Walk Friendly Community program here.
Review the Walk Friendly Presentation from the 2016 Mississippi Bike Walk Summit.
Download the Walk Friendly Application here.